Tag: medicine

Meet the 2019 Alumni Award winners

Whether it’s breaking the race barrier for future nursing students, helping thousands of students make the decision to attend UofL, or pioneering the first...

UofL researchers developing cancer vaccine

Vaccinations protect us from all kinds of terrible diseases — polio, small pox, influenza. But what if a vaccine could protect you from cancer? Researchers...

Walking away from impossible: UofL Magazine features first paralyzed patients to...

After significant therapy at UofL, Jeff Marquis and Kelly Thomas took their first steps after suffering traumatic spinal cord injuries, making history and bringing...

UofL cancer-targeting technology licensed to California medical company

California-based medical device company, Qualigen Inc., has licensed a drug technology developed at the University of Louisville that uses tiny, DNA-coated gold nanoparticles to...

UofL researchers studying Kentucky’s overuse of prescription antibiotics

Researchers at the University of Louisville have been combing through Kentucky’s Medicaid claims data to help the state get a better sense of the...

UofL professor concerned about use of DNA tests to underwrite life...

With just a small sample of saliva, doctor-ordered or direct-to-consumer genetics tests like 23andMe can provide insight into a person’s current health and likelihood...

UofL milk-based drug delivery technology licensed

New technology developed at the University of Louisville could make medicines more targeted and effective — and it’s done using milk. The milk exosome-drug delivery...

UofL research looks at ultrasound cleanliness

Ultrasound imaging machines have many uses in healthcare — biopsies, surgical procedures and checking on developing babies, for example.   But are they kept as...

UofL research: Flavors in e-cigarettes could cause adverse health effects

  E-cigarettes come in all kinds of flavors, like mango, cotton candy or creme brûlée.  But a new study from Boston University and the University of...

UofL research looks at effects of chronic toxin exposure, high-fat diet

Chronic exposure to arsenic could cause all kinds of health problems for adults. But according to research from the University of Louisville, that exposure...